SPORTS
04/13/2011 11:28 am ET Updated Jun 13, 2011

Tiger Woods 'Effect' Still Hasn't Increased Number of Black Golfers on PGA Tour

The crowd following him was a cross-section of the global population, awash in more colors than the crowds at a major had ever been before he burst onto the scene. Undoubtedly there were more viewers of color in the United States and around the world than there ever had been before his arrival. And blended in with the mass of players tangling with Tiger for the Masters title down the stretch were youngsters from all over the planet, from literally every golf-playing continent, who readily admit that he was a major reason they took up the game and who used him as their role model.

Yet, once again, not a single other competitor at this major looked like Tiger.

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